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Vince Guaraldi Trio – A Boy Named Charlie Brown (1964; 2014 reissue)

Vince Guaraldi Trio – A Boy Named Charlie Brown (1964; 2014 reissue)

The strange story of this album’s creation (for an initial Charlie Brown TV special that never aired) and its ultimate influence (Vince Guaraldi’s themes would help shape the rest of that cartoon franchise) tends to form a considerable distraction when approaching the music.

The Friday Morning Listen: The Vince Guaraldi Trio – A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965)

The Friday Morning Listen: The Vince Guaraldi Trio – A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965)

So I’m drivin’ home the night before last and as I get a few miles away from the house I notice that people are flashing their high beams at me. This has happened occasionally but mostly the cause is that I’ve been slow to the high beams lever. Oops!

George Winston – Love Will Come: The Music of Vince Guaraldi, Vol. 2 (2010)

George Winston – Love Will Come: The Music of Vince Guaraldi, Vol. 2 (2010)

by Nick DeRiso For years, I thought of Vince Guaraldi’s work — particularly, on the first 16 Peanuts specials between 1965-76 — as something akin to comfort food. I didn’t recall it as being all that challenging. His themes, in my memory, were always lushly lyrical, even impressionistic (“Love Will Come,” “Cast Your Fate to the Wind,” “Rain, Rain GoRead More

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